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Provo in Utah County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Provo's Mormon Pioneers

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, October 2, 2018
1. Provo's Mormon Pioneers Marker
Inscription.  Provo was settled by Mormon pioneers March 12, 1849. East of this monument a second fort was built in April, 1850. It was here that the settlers were threatened with massacre by Chief Walker and his Band of Indians, but were saved by Chief Sowiett's stern warning, "When you attack you will find me and my braves defending!"
 
Erected 1941 by George A. Smith Camp, Sons. and Daughters of Utah Pioneers.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is March 12, 1849.
 
Location. 40° 14.486′ N, 111° 40.031′ W. Marker is in Provo, Utah, in Utah County. Marker is on North 500 West, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 560 North 500 West, Provo UT 84601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Tabernacle (a few steps from this marker); Craghead Field (within shouting distance of this marker); The Octogon House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Brigham Young Academy Square (approx. half
Provo's Mormon Pioneers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 2, 2018
2. Provo's Mormon Pioneers Marker
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a mile away); Provo Woolen Mills (approx. half a mile away); Brigham Young Academy (approx. half a mile away); Provo's Liberty Bell (approx. 0.6 miles away); 110-120 West Center (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Provo.
 
Provo's Mormon Pioneers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 2, 2018
3. Provo's Mormon Pioneers Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 6, 2020, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 66 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 6, 2020, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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